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How To Overcome Procrastination and Own Your Power

she-didnt-make-it-past-midnight-picture-id964894648 How To Overcome Procrastination and Own Your Power

We have all done it at some point.

Tomorrow. Another time. Next week.

We have put off until tomorrow what we know we must do today.

What have you been putting off doing?

What important things are you procrastinating dealing with?

We make excuses that sound reasonable.

We lie to ourselves.

We settle for our own seemingly rational mind games.

Yet, we must remember that nothing great was achieved by being reasonable or conforming to the status quo.

Gandhi didn’t.

Nelson Mandela didn’t.

Martin Luther King Jr. didn’t.

They were unreasonable in not listening to their fears or succumbing to their laziness.

Don’t let your fear or laziness highjack your dreams.

Your dreams have chosen you for a reason. You are the perfect person based on everything you have experienced in life to manifest it.

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The Reasons We Procrastinate and How To Beat It

bored-or-incompetent-businesswoman-at-work-picture-id621987808 The Reasons We Procrastinate and How To Beat It

Procrastination is an age old habit with most of us. We love to tell ourselves that we will put it off until the very last minute, but when this is really not possible anymore we begin to get into panic mode and rush to complete our task before the deadline situation.

Many a time we tell ourselves ''I'll just do it later as there is plenty of time.'' Before we know it time has flown past and we are pretty much faced with the reality of our incomplete task looming large in our face.

WHY DO WE PROCRASTINATE

Procrastination is actually a way our mind finds of coping with emotions we cannot deal with. They could almost be symptoms that accompany depression. It brings temporary relief because it is an easy habit to fall into as a panic mode. Our coping mechanism makes us avoid reality. But as we learn to avoid performing on time, and languish around, panic and depression begin to loom larger. Research says, that mostly students tend to procrastinate, as they have many deadlines to cope with.

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